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AP-TX--Texas Sports Digest 1 pm, TX

August 20, 2018

Good afternoon! Here’s a look at AP’s Texas sports coverage. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Dallas bureau at 972-991-2100, or at 1-800-442-7189. Email aptexas@ap.org.

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Dakota Allen went from thinking that one huge mistake would keep him from ever playing football again to “Last Chance U” — and then an unexpected second opportunity at Texas Tech. “I feel like redemption is important for me,” Allen said. “A lot of people that did give me this second chance, I really don’t want to let them down.” By Stephen Hawkins. SENT: 830 words, photos.




SEATTLE — Back in first place, the Houston Astros open another important three-game series on Monday night in Seattle against the fading Mariners. The Astros have a one-game lead on Oakland and lead Seattle by 4 1/2 in the AL West. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 9:10 p.m.


OAKLAND, Calif. — Mike Fiers pitches the opener of a series with the Texas Rangers after the Athletics took two of three from first-place Houston in a weekend series. By Janie McCauley. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 9:05 p.m.


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